Lauren Johnston

Hi! I'm Lauren, my interests are mainly television based. Let's meet up, watch the entire back catalogue of Alan Partridge and wonder why it is that his hair is less grey now than it was in the 90s, and what this means for society.

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The telly’s still on...
Most of us have a TV and most of us a license... don't we?
Ruth Jones, James Corden, Gavin and Stacey, Lauren Johnston, Kettle Mag
Gavin & Stacey: A ten year celebration
Lauren Johnston celebrates Gavin and Stacey, which began in 2007, and reflects on what made it special.
social media, health, culture, Lauren Johnston, Kettle Mag
In defence of social media
With social media in the spotlight, Lauren Johnston pinpoints what it is that makes us feel bad and reminds us that networking sites are only what we make them.
X Factor, Simon Cowell, scrap, break, TV, ITV, Kettle Mag, Lauren Johnston
Why scrapping The X Factor (for now) is the best thing Simon Cowell can do
Bringing a show back after a while has a lot more impact than leaving it to go cold on air. Lauren Johnston tells us why the X Factor should take a break.
Term, Girl Crush, Girls, Crush, Okay, Celebs, Female, Straight, Women, Offensive, Ruby Rose, LGBT, Kettle Mag, Lauren Johnston
Is the term 'Girl Crush' really not okay?
With certain female celebs working lots of straight young women up into a state of hormonal frenzy, Lauren Johnston asks if the phrase 'girl crush' is a cause for offence.